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Shopify Acquires Californian Kit CRM

Shopify has acquired Kit CRM, a virtual marketing assistant. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. With the deal, Shopify will be enabled to focus on conversational commerce for mobile and messaging platforms to help merchants run their...

Read More14 Apr 16
Twitter's Turns 10 & Thriving In a Downturn

Looking back at Twitter as it turns 10, the Pope joining Instagram and how bootstrapping is sexy, here are the seven articles to read to keep informed. Twitter Turns 10 Twitter is turning 10 after launching in 2006 under the name Twttr. Since then the...

Read More21 Mar 16
INSIGHT: App Crunch Point - Businesses Ignore Mobile Web At Their Peril

The mobile web vs app debate seems never ending, but the truth is balance is key in choosing which to prioritise. Apps may offer a clean optimised experience, but users only download a limited number of apps and of those they only use a few regularly....

Read More06 Oct 15
Shopify To Offer Finance Payment Options Following Affirm Partnership

Payment plans company Affirm has entered into a partnership with online retail solutions provider Shopify which will see Affirm deploy its services, which allow shoppers to pay for items via regular installments, on all of Shopify’s US based vendors....

Read More21 Aug 15
As Canada Gets New Unicorn In Kik Here Are 5 Canadian Startups To Watch

Canada-based mobile messaging app Kik has successfully bagged USD50m in funding from Tencent Holdings, giving it a valuation of more than USD1bn. Interestingly, Tencent Holdings is the parent company of Chinese mobile messaging app, WeChat, which is...

Read More19 Aug 15
What 3 IPOs Tell Us About The State Of E-Commerce

There seems to be a drought of IPOs this year, with tech companies opting for big venture capital rounds instead. However, one vertical that isn’t following the pack is e-commerce. Following in the footstep of Alibaba, various e-commerce companies are...

Read More16 Apr 15
5 Trends Shaping The Future Of Fashion E-Commerce

Fashion e-commerce still makes up a small percentage of the overall fashion retail industry, but as more and more people turn to apps and websites to browse, buy and discover clothes, investment in the space is climbing steadily. Nor are companies...

Read More14 Apr 15
Vantage Analytics Nabs USD1.1m To Give Small Businesses Analytics Data

Canadian startup Vantage Analytics has raised USD1.1m in its first round of funding. The company currently integrates with Shopify’s e-commerce platform, aiming to help Shopify businesses understand and act on their data. The round was led by Real...

Read More20 Aug 14
Facebook top for e-commerce conversions, but video rising

When we talk about social media playing an increasingly important role in driving traffic to e-commerce sites, we’re usually talking about Facebook. Fresh research from Shopify - based on merchants that use its e-commerce platform to power their...

Read More11 Mar 14
Shopify buys design firm Jet Cooper

E-commerce platform Shopify has purchased design firm Jet Cooper for an undisclosed amount. Shopify, which is based in Canada, develops a range of apps for e-commerce businesses to improve their design and usability. As part of the deal, Jet Cooper’s...

Read More02 Aug 13
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